Recovery Partition

  sibaw 18:03 29 Apr 2005
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My Sony VAIO does not have an XP CD Rom. They say all the data is in the recovery partition. I can see this partition in disk management, it seems to have an EISA configuration, but how do I read the data on it. Does this mean I can never re-format my hard drive?

  Dizzy Bob 18:12 29 Apr 2005

The Vaio has an option to create recovery discs. This also has the advantage of freeing up the space currently used by the recovery partition. My Vaio laptop needed 11 CD's or 2 DVD's to create the recovery media.

The lappy is at work, so I can't remember exactly where the option is.

click here for support information from Sony

Hope this helps

Dizzy Bob

  Strawballs 01:31 30 Apr 2005

click here try here you might find something to help.

  sibaw 08:51 30 Apr 2005

thank you both.

I have now got 11 cd;s, I thought it would never stop thank goodness you warned me Dizzy, and thanks to strawballs I now have the i386 files on a disk.

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